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next pressure point. >> this is the united states of america, the greatest country on earth, the world's economic superpower. the idea that we lurch from crisis to crisis and every six months or every nine months that we perhaps and not to pay our bills on stuff we have already bought -- threaten to they are bills on stock of are bought and default andrew and the full faith and credit of the united states of america, that is not how you run a great country. so i put forward a very clear principle. i will not negotiate around the debt ceiling. we are not going play the same game that we saw happen in 2011. which was usually destructive. it hurt our economy, provided more uncertainty to the business community than anything else that happened. i am not alone in this. if you go to wall street, including talking to a whole bunch of folks who spends a lot of money trying to beat me, they will say it would be disastrous for us to use the debt ceiling as something to try to win political points on capitol hill. so we're not going to do that. and which is why i think part of what i h
tragedy like newtown. and his choice of vice president biden signals a robust effort to confront america's foremost gun lobbyists. >> the nra is an organization that has members who are mothers and fathers. and i would expect that they've been impacted by this as well. and hopefully they'll do some self-reflection. >> indeed. self-reflection is something joe biden's recommended as well. confronted by a particularly zealous gun advocate during the youtube presidential debate in 2011. >> tell me your position on gun control as myself and other americans really want to know if our babies are safe. this is my baby. purchased under the 1994 gun ban. >> i tell you what, if that's his baby. he needs help. i think he just made an admission against self-interest. i don't know that he's mentally qualified to own that gun. >> the vice president went on to deliver an em passioned defense of gun control to keep citizens safe from lethal weapons falling into the wrong hands. scripting the federal assault weapons ban. all of which earned mr. biden his "f" rating from the nra. the nra is prepared to off
is not clear. i'm bill hemmer. welcome to "america's newsroom.". >> hi, everybody, i'm martha maccallum. the president said he would to everything in his power to bring about change after a gunman massacred 26 people including 20 young first-graders at a connecticut elementary school. we're told he will announce the effort today. it will happen a couple hours from now. bill: steve centanni from the white house. what do we expect there, steve? >> reporter: well, bill, we expect the president and vice president joe biden come into the briefing room in a couple hours and begin process gathering information from inside their administration to formulate new policy, any kind of policy. any idea that could prevent this kind of mass violence, these kind of school shootings to happen in the future. this cops as newt town, connecticut, deals with the mass shooting. the yesterday administration officials met with a father of a teenager killed in the 1999 columbine shooting in colorado. monday the president met with members of his cabinet to gather ideas what might be done in the areas of men
way to make the united states of america a safer -- >> well, the president's statement gets largely overshadowed by questions about the fiscal cliff, a final question hits home. >> this is not the first issue, the first incident with horrific gun violence of your four years. where have you been? >> well, here's where i've been, jake, i've been president of the united states dealing with the worst economic crisis since the great depression, an auto industry on the verge of collapse, two wars. i don't think i've been on vacation. and, so, i think all of us have to do some reflection on how we prioritize what we do here in washington. >>> in newtown today, funerals for five of the victims, including principal dawn hochsprung and teacher victoria soto. classes will resume for sandy hook students january 2nd in nearby monroe. >> we're not sure what will happen to sandy hook. at this point, the teachers are telling me and the parents are telling me they don't want to walk back into that building. >>> the benghazi breakdown, the scathing findings of an independent investigation blames the
the regular life. phillips'. >> thanks for joining us, everybody. jon: "america live" starts right now. megyn: fox news alert on a major storm system that could throw a wrench into your holiday travel plans. welcome to "america live", everyone. i'm megyn kelly. the first major winter storm of the season in a collision course with the nation's heartland. heavy know falling in the mountains of colorado, expected to move east over next couple days. snow forecast from the rockies to the midwest. in colorado wind gusts of 40 miles an hour will blow snow around creating zero visibility at times before moving on to places like wisconsin where blizzard conditions are expected by tomorrow. up to a foot of snow could fall on northern michigan. and that is not all. the system will also cause headaches we're told in other parts of the nation. who will get what when? meteorologist janice dean standing by live in the fox weather center. jd, what is the story? >> the story is a blizzard and it will affect millions upon millions of people. want to make sure my weather map works. it does. let's move in. i wil
back to the 1930s. decades before they started fracing. >> there are three town in america. you could light it for before gas. it is all over the place and that was a big myth and a big lie that fracking causes your water to go on fire. we are making our frack nation to exemployed the myth get them off of the table. >> gretchen: where can they see it >> it is on mark cuban's access tv channel on january 2ndment great to get it on tv. >> gretchen: what is the flip side of the story that it brought economic wealth to north dakota? anywhere in america where there is fracking is no recession . it is not bad for the environment. >> gretchen: why do you believe it is it not bad. >> brian: there is a million wells fraced and not one proven kiss of polluting water. there is no scientific peer review ever for polluted water anywhere in america. yes, it brings economic benefits. but that is ilrelevant if it hurs the water. they all about me what about the water. i study today for over a friend. >> steve: so many people brought the lie that fire water in gas land was real and caused by fracking.
. >> also in washington, washington anchor for "bbc world news america" katty kay. >> no pieces, sorry. >> you'll write one next time. thank you. so we've got a lot to get to this morning. >> a lot to talk about today. >> those exceptions, what are you talking about? >> just in the conversation about everything you thought there were two exceptions. >> rick perry, governor of texas, and -- >> is it bob -- >> they said we need to -- we need to arm teachers. >> we have to think about it. >> somebody in the school with a gun. >> guns in school. that's great. you know what? this gelts me thinking, right? >> really? >> so that's what we're going to take care of last friday. so the shooting in the mall in oregon. >> yeah. >> i'm thinking maybe if we arm like the people that do the smoothies and whatever. >> or the sun glaglass hut thea or movie theater, the kid that give you popcorn. >> spencer's gifts. okay that doesn't make a lot of sense. >> that's an answer. come on. by the way, bock b mcdonald, a i like and respect, bob mcdonald -- i like him and agree with him 90% of the time. on this
to the president, we will also move to plan b. we all know every income tax filer in america is going to pay a higher rate january 1 unless congress acts. i believe it is important that we protect as many american taxpayers as we can. our plan b would protect american taxpayers who make a million dollars or less and have all their current rates extended. i continue to have hope that we can reach a broader agreement with the white house that would reduce spending as well as have revenues on the table. host: and some details on that plan b from a chart in the wall street journal today. and on the debt ceiling, it would be a one-year increase in this offer. that's different from president obama's latest offer that came out this week. the details on that, it would raise $1.20 trillion to $1.30 trillion. it would increase tax rates on capital gains and dividends i want to turn now to a reporter with a roll-call newspaper on capitol hill. jonathan strong, thanks for joining us. i went through some of the details on what this plan is. take us through it when and how this plan moves through the syst
people feel in urban areas and rural areas. the fact is the vast majority of gun owners in america are responsible. they buy their guns legally, and they use them safely. whether for hunting or sport shooting, collection or protection. you know what? i am also betting that the majority, the vast majority of responsible law-abiding gun orns are some of the first to say we should keep an irresponsible law breaking few from buying a weapon of war. i'm willing to bet that they don't think that using a gun and using common sense are incompatible ideas. that an unbalanced man shouldn't be able it to get his hands on a military style assault rifle so easily. that in this age of technology we should be able to check someone's criminal records before they can check out at a gun show. if he we work harder to keep guns out of the hands of the people there would be fewer atroscities like the ones in newtown or any of the lesser known tragedies in small towns and big cities all across america every day. since friday morning a police officer was gunned down in memphis leaving four children witho
. >> robert bork's america is a land in which women would be forced into back alley abortions, blacks would sit at segregated lunch counters, rogue police could break down citizens' doors in midnight raids and schoolchildren could not be taught about evolution. >> so, the gloves are off. from the get-go. democrats portrayed robert bork as this right wing zealot. republicans counter the democrats had liberal allies, they mounted this massive smear campaign. listen to this. this is how the weeks of debate concluded. >> the opponents of judge bork have to stick by their guns and stick together. there is safety in numbers. wolves know it and interest groups know it. and senators apparently know it. >> all of us who have sat there, not just members of the committee, but members of the senate, and let these ads go on and let this trashing going on and let this good man be characterized as some sort of frankenstein's monster without raising a voice against it, all of us are accomplices. >> i heard this morning lynch mobs, i heard from another senator this morning, $15 million ad campaigns. where i
the symbol and in some ways the architect of a new america. it is cover story also includes never before seen photos including one from just last sunday where the president is writing his newtown memorial speech and where he is sitting is poignant. he is watching sasha obama's ballet rehearsal or at least getting ready to anyway, and the story in the photographs are online now and they will hit the news stands on friday. >>> as the white house and of course as president obama is dealing with the task of turning the unbearable loss into action on capitol hill n newtown, connecticut today there are four more funerals and another day of goodbyes to people and young ones that so many people love and this time it is 6-year-old charlotte bacon and caroline and daniel and victory soto. the visitation for the principal dawn hochsprung is also scheduled today, the latest funerals and visitation among the 26 victims killed by adam lanza on friday and all this time investigators are still working diligently to retrieve any kind of data they can find from the killer's computer. he smashed it to bits befo
killing like that, little 6 and 7-year-olds, there is not a single republican in america, in elected office, not going to step up and say something? >> i think that says something in itself. >> i think it is time to talk, guys. one way or the other, where do you stand on this issue? >> joining me this morning is connecticut congressman joe courtney. good to have you here. the president is speaking in 45 minutes from now to announce this new interagency task force on gun control. he's not expected to announce any new specific gun regulation policy proposals, however, does this suggest to you that some serious policy is coming and coming soon? >> it does. the difference in the political landscape in six days, you know, is dramatic. that's really, i think, not an overstatement. when i was there sunday night at the interfaith vigil, when he was talking, he was very clear. he was not reading a speech or talking points, this was really coming from the heart, and he had a look in his face when he came in, and on that stage, which showed that this is different. this is -- it better be differ
, this is the population of the united states of america. this is a representation of the 300 million firearms in the united states today. nearly one gun per person. i say now is the right time to talk about this. more than 31,000 people die each year from gun violence. let me say this again, these are the last numbers from 2009. 31,000 people died in that year alone. 87 people die every single day. i thought that the vietnam war was wrong. every year 31,000 people to be killed. we must talk about a noun and that is what i am going and i am proud for the senator. i am proud of the president for doing what he is joined. we must all talk about this now but here is the thing. we have to do more than talk because we have talked before and we have cried before. we have to act and to me there are several things that we need to do. let me list what we need to do. first, we have to take the war off of our streets. we have to take the weapons of war also hours streets. the senators have the bills. second, we must ensure that local law enforcement is involved in revealing the concealed weapons permits.
on this very topic. it found more guns doesn't equal fewer mass shootings. it points out, quote, america now has 300 million firearms, a barrage of nra-backed gun laws and record casualties for mass killers. the site quits dr. stephen hargarten at the medical college of wisconsin. he says, quote, armed civilians attempting to intervene are actually more likely to increase the bloodshed given that civilian shooters are less likely to hit their targets than police in these circumstances. even police officers aren't expert marksmen in the heat of battle. remember the chaotic scene at the empire state building last august in new york city? new york police officers confronted a gunman. in the process wounded nine innocent bystanders. would my first grade teacher, mrs. van horn, be a better shot? talk back question for you this morning. should teachers be armed? facebook.com/carolcnn. facebook.com/carolcnn. your responses a little later. oh, let me guess --ou see this? more washington gridlock. no, it's worse -- look, our taxes are about to go up. not the taxes on our dividends though, right? that
majority of gun owners in america are responsible, they buy their guns legally and they use them safely. whether for hunting or sport shooting, collection or protection. but i'm also betting the majority, the vast majority of responsible law-abiding gun owners would be some of the first to say we should be able to keep any responsible lawbreaking few from buying a weapon of war. i'm willing to bet they don't think using a gun and using a common sense or incompatible ideas. that and on balance branch not able to get his hands and military style assault rifle so easily. that in this age of technology we should be able to check someone's criminal records before he or she can check out at a gun show. that if we work harder to keep guns out of the hands of dangerous people, there'll be fewer atrocities like the one in newtown for any of the lesser-known tragedies that visit small towns and big cities all across america every day. since friday morning, police officer was gunned down in memphis leaving four children without their mother. two officers were killed outside a grocery store in tope
. and i held these believes america has -- with guns. it is part of american history. gun owners and people who handle guns, they know how to keep them safe and be responsible. our politicians will do whatever they can to make sure our kids are safe. and to know every time something like columbine, at virginia tech, or aurora were happening, i would avert my eyes and i will still think that something will be done. but all of those police were shattered on friday -- the leafs were shattered on friday. i think we all need to speak up. >> andrei nikitchyuk of newtown, connecticut, in washington to speak out for gun control. we will be back in a moment. ♪ [music break] >> this is "democracy now!," democracynow.org, the war and peace report. i'm amy goodman with nermeen shaikh. >> we stand the nation's capital as we turn of the so-called fiscal cliff till that could come to a vote as early as thursday. on monday, the white house issued a new offer to house republicans. the proposed leaving lower tax rates in place for everyone except those earning $400,000 and above, up from the $25
for a second time here. the magazine calls him both the symbol and architect of this new america. that was a quote. also on the list was mala malala yousufzal, the teenager, the pakistani girl who was shot in the head by the taliban. number three, the successor to apple's steve jobs, tim cook. i'm brooke baldwin in the cnn headquarters in atlanta. in the meantime, we go to wolf blitzer. >>. hey, wolf. >> brooke, thank you very much. president obama challenging washington to do something about gun control. >> summon even one tiny iota of the courage that the teachers, the principal in newtown showed on friday. >>> finally, some real answers about the benghazi attack that killed four americans. we now know more than reason for the grossly inadequate security. i'm wolf blitzer. you're in "the situation room." we begin with president obama's call to action against what he calls the national epidemic of gun violence amid the trauma over the newtown school massacre, he has put vice president biden in charge of the agenda that could be submitted to congress next month. and a growing num
of america. it's also a representation of the 300 million firearms in the united states today. nearly one gun per person. so i say now is the right time to talk about this. >> you are listening live to senator boxer speaking out about gun violence and holding a news conference to discuss new legislation to strengthen security at schools. she emphasized 258 victims have been killed in school shootings since columbine in 1999, 212 have been wounded since the shooting at -- we're gonna hear comments from her again and president obama will be carrying a speech live. we'll have more on that in a minute. >>> right now we want to check in with steve paulson for an update on the very cold weather. a pretty sunrise. >> we do have very, very cold readings, crystal clear. it's cold this morning. freeze warning is out. it's so cold that lori myers in walnut creek sent us this picture of her cat, chili dog parked right in front of the heater. i love it. if your cat is there, i understand as well. temperatures when you get in the 20s, it's really cold. cold morning, turning cloudy tomorrow. it will be warm
shooting the nra says and i'm quoting in part the national rifle association of america is made up of four million moms and dads, sons and daughters and we are shocked, saddened, and heartbroken by the news of the horrific and senseless murders in newtown. the nra says it will not comment on the newtown school shooting. immediately they did not out of respect for the families and as a matter of common decency. the nra says it wants to be part of the national dialogue to make sure the tragedy like that doesn't happen again. make sure you stay right here with us on ktvu for more coverage about the connecticut school shooting. coming up we'll take you back live to newtown, connecticut. we'll hear what it has been like for the students there who went back to school and what is complicating the investigation to figure out why the gunman did what he did. >> i can't imagine heading back to school. >>> time now 5:39. sal is covering traffic. where you starting? >> we are starting this morning with in fact i forgot. there we go. starting on highway 4 bay point. sometimes my brain it was there and j
for the plan cost. america's gift headquarters. walmart. for thehello. ost. it's water from the drinking fountain at the mall. great tasting water can come from any faucet anywhere. the brita bottle with the filter inside. now in kids sizes. >> developing new, the security cheaf and two others resigned in a blistering report. they briefed numbers just today and blames systemic failures and leadership and management deficiencies within two state department buries. staff and security and personnel was talented and relatively inexperienced. the security was insufficient despite some up greats. thank you so much for joining us. >> hello. >> let me first read secretary of state clinton's response. she said the report provides a clear-eyed look at serious systemic challenges we have be fun to fix. i am grateful for the recommend of how to reduce the chances of this kind of tragedy happening again. i accept every one of them. >> as i mentioned, there have been resignations, one of which you were familiar. what is your reaction to the report in these resignations? >> i think the report affirms
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